BY: Jaymee, Zainab, Anna, Amber
The main order of events that lead to the success of the Greeks is, in 3000bc the Minoan civilization began. 1200BC,Greece went to war with Troy it was called the Trojan war. 1100BC, is the end of the Mycenaean age., and Greece went into the "dark age". 800BC The Greeks went out to sea to make colonies. 776BC, The first Olympic games came into action. 700BC, Homer wrote poems about Iliad and The Odyssey. 500BC, democracy was founded in the city of Athens for only male voters. 490BC, The Greeks beat the Persians in a marathon. 480BC, Greeks and Persians went to war at Salamis. 443BC , Pericles had lead Athens to its "golden age". 431BC, the Peloponnesian war began.
These people were advanced, because 2,700 years ago they were the first people to make the Olympic games. The games were held in Olympia in order to honor the king of all gods Zeus.